What does cadre mean?

Definitions for cadreˈkæd ri, ˈkɑ dreɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cadre.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cell, cadre(noun)

    a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement

  2. cadre(noun)

    a nucleus of military personnel capable of expansion


  1. cadre(Noun)

    A frame or framework.

  2. cadre(Noun)

    The framework or skeleton upon which a regiment is to be formed; the officers of a regiment forming the staff.

  3. cadre(Noun)

    The core of a managing group, or a member of such a group.

  4. Origin: From cadre, from quadro, from quadrum, from quatuor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cadre(noun)

    the framework or skeleton upon which a regiment is to be formed; the officers of a regiment forming the staff

  2. Origin: [F. cadre, It. quadro square, from L. quadrum, fr. quatuor four.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cadre

    kad′r, n. a nucleus, framework, esp. the permanent skeleton of a regiment or corps, the commissioned and non-commissioned officers, &c., around whom the rank and file may be quickly grouped. [Fr.]

Anagrams for cadre »

  1. acred, arced, cared, Cedar, cedar, e-card, ecard, raced


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cadre in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cadre in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anuj Somany:

    The company's business has never doomed because of ground force or even of middle cadre people but because of top brass only.

  2. President Jacob Zuma:

    We are deeply shocked and saddened by this untimely death of an outstanding cadre of our liberation struggle and a competent, accomplished and dependable member of my cabinet.

  3. Margaret Chan:

    We are committed to implementing a single program, with a single line of accountability, a single budget, a single set of business processes, a single cadre of staff and a single set of performance benchmarks.

  4. Joseph Kitamirike:

    The first security we are offering, the lot size is 10,000 shillings, which is like $3, and the minimum amount investable is $3, to bring in a cadre of investors who never imagined they could trade securities.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Junior or middle cadre employees should never complain, either orally or in written form, about their irrational & illogical senior unless and until it is acceptable to see the private company's boss further elevate him to even more higher position with bigger power than ever before. The owner has selected that senior guy for that job merely to make others work under undue pressure and unnecessary stress situation only.

Images & Illustrations of cadre

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